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Pensioner Rate Relief 2012

16th May 2012

In April this year, Finance Minister Sammy Wilson unveiled an extra boost to the Loan Pensioner Allowance Scheme with additional funds of 17.5 million being added to the scheme. Under the terms of this scheme, people living alone and aged 70 and above will benefit from a 20% reduction on their rates bill. Since the introduction of this scheme in 2008, over 27,000 pensioners have been aided a...

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